Nathaniel Jordan (1718 - 1795)

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Birthplace: Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine
Death: Died in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
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About Nathaniel Jordan

DAR Ancestor #: A062990

He was Lieut. Col. of the militia raised in Cumberland Co. and was on the pay roll as field and staff officer, 1779. He served in the Penobscot Expedition (July-August 1779)

brief biography

(IV) Leiutenant Colonel Nathaniel, son of Major Dominicus and Joanna (Bray) Jordan, was born in Spurwink, Maine, Dec. 24, 1718, and was one of the influential men of the province in his time. He received from his father more than four hundred acresof good land, but he himself added materially to his inherited possessions. He was lieutenant colonel of the militia raised in Cumberland county and served in the defense of the seacoast; and his name appears on the roll of field and staff officers for the year 1779.

He married, Aug. 2, 1740, Hannah Woodbury, of Beverly, Mass.

Children, b. in Falmouth:

  1. Tristram, b. 1743, revolutionary soldier and private in Captain Joshua Jordan's company; married Hannah Lassell.
  2. Israel, b. June 12, 1745, married Susanna Jordan.
  3. Dominicus, b. 1746.
  4. Ezekiel, b. 1749, married, 1774, Mary Simonton.
  5. Hannah, b. 1752, married 1770, Samuel Hill, of Biddeford.
  6. Mary, b. 1754, married 1774, Lemuel Jordan.
  7. Abigail, b. 1756, married, 1778, Jeremiah Cobb.
  8. Nathaniel, b. Nov., 1757, revolutionary soldier in the seacoast defense; married, 1784, Joanna Sawyer.
  9. Simon, b. 1763, lost at sea.

Links

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  1. Genealogical and Family History of the STATE OF MAINE. Compiled under the editorial supervision of George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D. LEWIS HISTORICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY New York 1909. Transcribed by Coralynn Brown. "JORDAN."
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Col. Nathaniel Jordan's Timeline

1718
December 24, 1718
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine
1740
August 2, 1740
Age 21
August 2, 1740
Age 21
Essex, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1743
1743
Age 24
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine
1745
June 12, 1745
Age 26
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
1746
1746
Age 27
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
1749
1749
Age 30
Falmouth, York, Maine, United States
1752
1752
Age 33
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine
1754
1754
Age 35
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
1756
1756
Age 37
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States